The quickest way to get in touch is by using our Live Chat service – look for the ‘Live Chat’ icon on this page. Open Tuesday to Saturday, between 09:00 and 17:00, our team is available to provide answers to your questions about all of our services and collections.
If you would like detailed advice about researching our collections, please refer to our online research guides or use our records and research enquiry service.
Advice on the records we hold at The National Archives.
- Request a search for a certificate of British citizenship, registration or naturalisation, issued from 1949 to 1986.
- Request a search confirming no evidence of British naturalisation up to 1986.
Send compliments, complaints and comments about our on site (at Kew) and online services. See our complaints procedure.
Request information about The National Archives under the Freedom of Information Act.
Contact us with queries about our education service and online educational resources.
Contact us if you are an international archive, government or cultural body interested in collaborating with The National Archives.
Contact us with queries about our website, not including advice about our catalogue.
Contact us with queries about visiting the reading rooms at The National Archives, reader ticket applications and document ordering, and requests for digital or paper copies of records.
Contact us with your queries about Crown copyright, licensing and the re-use of government information.
Feedback on our commercial partners’ online services, including Findmypast and Ancestry.
If your online access is limited and you need to speak to someone about booking a visit to our reading rooms, you can call us during office hours on 020 8876 3444 – this isn’t a manned service, so leave your number and message and we’ll call you back. Please only call if you need to – our Live Chat service is much quicker and easier to use.